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Economic development board supports ballot measures 2A, 5A

September 22, 2017 — CRAIG — Business leaders are among the first to endorse two tax measures that will appear on local ballots in November. The Craig/Moffat Economic Development Partnership Board of Directors voted Sept. 20 to unanimously support Moffat County Affiliated Junior College Referred Measure 5A and city […]

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New website for Memorial Regional Health launches

September 22, 2017 — Memorial Regional Health has launched a new website — MemorialRegionalHealth.com. "I really like the new website because it's mobile friendly. It looks modern and updated, and I think it's great," said MRH CEO Andy Daniels. In April, the hospital contracted Steamboat Springs web design firm […]

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New hotel owners plan big improvements

September 19, 2017 — CRAIG — The new owners of Clarion Inn & Suites in Craig see great things for the town and the property, which was sold Friday. "First thing, we like the town. It's a small town; everybody knows everyone," said Sadhu Behera, one of three new […]

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Business Buzz: Craig Moffat Community Investment Cooperative meeting Wednesday

September 18, 2017 — The community is invited to an informational meeting for the Craig Moffat County Investment Cooperative. Join family friends, neighbors and local business leaders at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20 at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion. A light dinner will be served. For more information call […]

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Water testing and treatment systems now offered in Craig

September 12, 2017 — CRAIG — A familiar local business is adding water testing and treatment systems to its line of products. At a town hall event last week, Masterworks Mechanical introduced Pentair water softening and filtration systems. "We wanted to provide a local option for the product and ongoing […]

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Nonprofit leaders emphasize impact of Rural Philanthropy Days conference; registration closes Friday

September 11, 2017 — A conference coming to Craig at the end of the month could have a lasting impact on the community. Registration for the Northwest Rural Philanthropy Days conference closes Sept. 15, and organizers encourage nonprofit organization staff, board members and volunteers to attend. This conference is […]

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Business Buzz: Airport next stop for Economic Development Partnership

September 10, 2017 — Moffat County business leaders will hold a behind-the-scenes tour of regional airport operations later this month. The next business visit meeting of the Craig/Moffat Economic Development Partnership Board of Directors is scheduled for 4 to 5:30 p.m. Sept. 20 at Craig-Moffat Airport, 3005 Colo. Highway […]

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Area fuel prices soar as Hurricane Harvey shuts down Texas refinery and pipeline; price spike expected to be short term

September 3, 2017 — The jump in gas prices in Craig during the past week is the result of the combined impacts of reduced refining during Hurricane Harvey and Labor Day weekend demand. The higher prices are not expected to last long. On Aug. 28, as Hurricane Harvey was […]

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State and local officials meet in Moffat County to discuss broadband

August 31, 2017 — The broadband initiative continues to move forward. Craig/Moffat Economic Development Partnership (CMEDP) hosted a lunch workshop with state staff and local leaders Aug. 24 at Clarion Inn & Suites to discuss Moffat County’s broadband goals and projects.  CMEDP is leading the local efforts along with […]

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Craig agent recognized for 50 years of service

August 30, 2017 — It has been over 50 years since one Craig man started a career that has lasted a lifetime. Bill Terrill started with New York Life on Dec. 5, 1966 in Craig, his hometown. He made the 50 year mark with the company in December 2016 […]

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Business Buzz: Improvements made to entrances at The Memorial Hospital

August 29, 2017 — Construction is underway on the awnings above the main entrance and Emergency Departments at The Memorial Hospital at Craig. The awnings are being enclosed. Once completed the structures will be stuccoed to match the main buildings. Economic Development Summit to be hosted in Craig in […]

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Moffat County seeks savings through local partnerships

August 29, 2017 — Some difficult changes could be in store as Moffat County looks to cut up to $2.5 million from its budget in the next year or two, but county commissioners hoped to engage the community in their process Tuesday at a Community Resource Meeting. At least […]

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Victory Motors showcases investment in Craig

August 24, 2017 — One homegrown family is making a multi-million dollar investment in Craig. Siblings Irene Kitzman, Steve Maneotis and Tony Maneotis were born in Craig, have raised their families here and co-own Victory Motors of Craig. And now they're making a $2.4 million investment in their business […]

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Business Buzz: Craig Yard of the Week

August 24, 2017 — Yard of the Week The Craig Board of Realtors awarded Yard of the Week to Neal and Jill McCandless at 707 Green Street.  Business workshops to focus on customer service, human resources Two business workshops in Craig next week will help business owners and managers […]

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City, county internet deal exchanges tower sites for faster service

August 23, 2017 — The City of Craig and Moffat County are receiving the benefit of faster internet service at several locations after striking deals with High Rapid Networks this summer to provide tower sites in exchange for internet service. High Rapid Networks owner and manager Kelton Rochelle came […]

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Business Buzz: Board of Realtors gives out awards

August 16, 2017 — The Craig Board of Realtors awarded Yard of the Week to the Medrano family home at 375 Tucker St. in Craig, and the August Community Improvement Award to Brandon Ager of Ager Enterprises at 380 Tucker St. Investment cooperative meeting draws crowd, support The first […]

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Oil and vinegar mix well at Craig’s Kitchen a la More shop

August 9, 2017 — Foodies in Craig no longer have to travel out of town for a taste of Italy. "It is very important for me to find products that our community doesn't need to leave our community to find," said Kitchen a la More owner Lynnette Siedschlaw. In […]

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Balleck: Results of our collaborative work

August 9, 2017 — In April, I wrote about the economic development seeds planted in the first quarter of this year. I am eager to share that our community is seeing results from that hard work. There is good news to report in several projects on which our community […]

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Business buzz: Chamber mixer hosted by Northwest Colorado Health Thursday

August 8, 2017 — The Craig Moffat County Investment Cooperative is a local real estate investment cooperative made up of your friends, neighbors and businesses. The cooperative's mission is to leverage member-owners' investments to purchase and rejuvenate stressed and poorly utilized residential and commercial properties in Craig and Moffat […]

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Big changes at a small local insurance agency in Craig

August 1, 2017 — A Craig insurance agency changed hands on Tuesday. After 42 years in the business, Farmers Insurance Agent E.J. Bunk is retiring. Farmers Agent Debbie Montgomery acquired his business on Tuesday. "I'm staying in Craig. There are so many good things about Craig. This is a […]

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